20.10.2016







Korek Mountain Resort Received International Recognition


The Korek Mountain Resort received the awards for “The best family resort, 2016” and “Best General Manager 2016” from Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards™ who crowned the finest hotels from around the world during a dazzling Awards Gala Ceremony hosted at the magnificent Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Abu Dhabi, on 20 October 2016.


As the world’s leading Awards initiative, the Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards™ acknowledge the most exceptional in hospitality experiences across 7 continents, 172 countries and 94 categories. Distinguished global hotel brands compete for the ultimate accolade in overall excellence and greatest contribution to the industry over the past year. This prestigious Awards system recognizes excellence, founded on feedback from guests – a fair, transparent process based on a unique concept exclusive to Haute Grandeur. Unbiased results are guaranteed, as the process relies on quality feedback from guests rather than quantity of votes by a panel of judges or the public. Association with Haute Grandeur ensures participating establishments are perceived as elite, setting the standard in a highly-competitive industry.


Korek Mountain Resort is a prestigious project and a destination within the region which is on must see lists for all Tourists visiting the region. The project which is prominently located at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level at Majestic Korek Mountain, is maintained by very motivated and creative team. Despite the recessionary trends and operational difficulties faced by the management in running the resort in present situation, management has ensured standards are maintained always. Management of the resort at such a remote Location has its own challenges, including high cost of operations, difficult weather etc. But the Team at the resort only has one moto “Exceed your own achievements”.


This Award has proved that Kurdistan Region has the potential and is ready for International Tourism in all manner, and the resort indeed has maintained International standards required to be part of the elite list of Hotels and Resorts of the world.


The General Manager Mr. Anoop Suri was proud to receive this honor at the ceremony in Abu Dhabi. He stated “I received this award on behalf of my Guests, my team, management and foremost for Kurdistan, we are proud to have achieved this prestigious honor proving the international might of the region in tourism sector. I would like to thank everyone equally.”


The Korek Mountain Resort has also been listed in the ‘Best in Hotels” book of Haute Grandeur place reserved only for the global elite.